Number of drunk drivers involved in accidents is up for first time in decade

Number of drunk drivers involved in accidents is up for first time in decade
 

Some 3,450 drivers were found to have failed the test in 2015 - up from 3,227 in 2014.
Department for Transport (DfT) records show the number had previously fallen every year from a high of 6,397 in 2005.
Lucy Amos, a spokeswoman for road safety charity Brake, said: "It's disappointing to see this increase in the number of drivers failing the breath test when behind the wheel.
"Any amount of alcohol, even amounts below our current drink-drive limit, increases the likelihood of a driver being involved in a fatal crash.
"We need effective enforcement and appropriate penalties... read more

 
30 September 2016 in Regional West, Views: 23
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